Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Ocean Beach

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Ocean Beach. Well known for its surfing, shopping and restaurants, this walkable city won't disappoint. SeaWorld and San Diego Convention Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Ocean Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ocean Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SeaWorld (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • San Diego Zoo (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Athletic Area (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Belmont Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Mission Beach Boardwalk (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Old Town Trolley Tours (3.1 mi / 5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ocean Beach

Travelers enjoy Ocean Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 79°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ocean Beach

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Ocean Beach has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ocean Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Mission Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Coronado Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ocean Beach

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 7.6 mi (12.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ocean Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 432 house rentals around Ocean Beach. From 144 Houses to 157 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ocean Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ocean Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ocean Beach:

  • La Jolla: 746 vacation rentals
  • Mission Beach: 1,359 vacation rentals
  • Mission Bay: 1,660 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Beach: 1,068 vacation rentals
  • Gaslamp Quarter: 877 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Ocean Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ocean Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ocean Beach Farmers Market: 5,464 home rentals
  • Pacific Beach Park: 5,762 home rentals
  • Del Mar Beach: 1,007 home rentals
  • San Diego Zoo: 4,636 home rentals
  • San Diego County Fair: 6,657 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ocean Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ocean Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 144 Houses in Ocean Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ocean Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 157 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 75 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 75 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ocean Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation homes with pool available in Ocean Beach.

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